Trachelospermum jasminoidesItem #7005 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11
A beautiful vine prized for its very fragrant, star-shaped, white flowers, and blanket of thick, dark green foliage. Plant near a patio, terrace or entry where the fragrance can be enjoyed. In frost-free areas, train on posts, walls or trellises, or allow to trail along as a groundcover. A warm region evergreen; a superb summer container plant for colder regions.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Twining stems reach 18 to 20 ft. tall; trails 1 to 2 ft. tall as groundcover.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:trak-ee-lo-SPERM-um jas-min-OY-deezDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Twining stems reach 18 to 20 ft. tall; trails 1 to 2 ft. tall as groundcover.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring into SummerFlower color:WhiteDesign IdeasHere is an excellent trellised or espaliered vine. Use in a pot with smaller plants or plant as an evergreen groundcover under tall trees.Companion PlantsClematis (Clematis); Lantana (Lantana); New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Plumbago (Plumbago); Rose (Rosa)
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in average soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates dry spells, once established. As a vine, provide support such as a trellis or arbor. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, or closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.